Re Names, was re Hexwood's, Goon

catherine wright crachelwright at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 12 09:27:48 EST 2002


 --- Sally Odgers <sodgers at tassie.net.au> > And I
believe that some Brits add the Tuesday vowel
> to shoot, suit etc.

Yes - my father does this with 'suit' (never heard it
with 'shoot', though). The family pronounces 'Tissue'
with this sound at the end as well ('tiss-you'), and
people keep laughing at me for it on the grounds that
it should be 'tishoo'. Of course they are utterly
wrong  ;-)

Catherine

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